There are 41 ethnic minority soldiers working on Trường Sa Archipelago, including people of Chăm, Mường, Dao, Mông, Khmer, S’tiêng, Tày and Raglai ethnicities.
In the mountains of Bắc Hà, there is a special plum tree that bears white flowers. It gives the area the name “the white highlands”. Traditional horse racing takes place here.
A lucky hammock which saved the life of a Vietnamese war correspondent is now displayed at the newly-opened Vietnam Press Museum.
Bắc Hà District has been dubbed "The White Highlands" due to the massive white plum flowers that blossom during spring. Every year the district’s traditional horse racing event has become a much-anticipated event, with tourists coming from as far away as Hà Nội and other cities on the plains.
Plenty of people are inspired by this 28-year-old Russian French woman, better known as Micka Chu than by her real name Maria Kalinina.